Integrated Headset? Please Help-which one do I need (pic included).

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  1. puma

    puma New Member

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    Hello. I'm in need of an integrated headset for my Somec frame. I don't however know which type. So here:

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    As far as the sizes go (may not be EXACT):

    horizontal length of headset-7,1/4in
    lateral length of headset opening (outside -outside)-1,3/4
    lateral length of headset opening (inside-inside)-1,5/8in
    lateral length of inner opening-1,3/8in
    fork steerer-1,1/8in

    Additionally, which brand should I go with? Thanks a bunch.
     
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  2. boudreaux

    boudreaux New Member

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    The steerer is 11/8" so you need a 11/8" HS .It's an integrated or internal type,so there are several possibilities. Ask the frame maker.
     
  3. marlon1

    marlon1 New Member

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    1 1/8inch that's all you need to know.
     
  4. boudreaux

    boudreaux New Member

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    Not really.There are several types, and they are not interchangable.
     
  5. derrabe

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    Hi puma,

    I discovered your question googeling for "somec". Too bad you already deleted the pics of your Somec.
    As headset, you need a Campy "Hiddenset" or a compatible model, e.g. by FSA or Ritchey. The Cane Creek-standard hiddensets won't fit.

    Greetings from Germany,
    David
     
  6. derrabe

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    Hi puma,

    too bad you've alerady deleted the pics of your Somec.
    As headset you need a Campy "Hiddenset" or a compatible model. As far as i know, you can also get headsets of that type from FSA or Ritchey.
    Don't buy a headset which is Cane Creek compatible. It won't fit.
    I hope i could help.
    Greetings from Germany,
    David
     
  7. serenaslu

    serenaslu New Member

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    Actually Cane Creek does now manufacture the "i" series (IS-8i, IS-2i) see:
    http://www.canecreek.com/site/product/headset/09_is8.html

    which are Campy compatible. As always, however, with integrated designs actual headtube milling should be double-checked.
     
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